Get a full day of Spanish cultural immersion'with this combo.'Tour El Escorial, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site that combines a royal palace, a monastery, and a religious center into one elaborate complex. Explore the Valley of the Fallen, Francisco Franco's monument to those who died in the Spanish Civil War. At night, enjoy a 'tablao' performance at'Flamenco Torres Bermejas, one of Madrid's'most iconic venues. A drink at the show is'included.'
Enjoy a 9am pickup from Madrid hotel, then Your day begins at the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, commonly known as El Escorial. It is a historical residence of the King of Spain and about 28 miles (45 km) northwest of the capital, Madrid. It functions as a monastery, royal palace, museum, and school. Originally a property of the Hieronymite monks, it is now a monastery of the Order of Saint Augustine. In 1984 UNESCO declared The Royal Seat of San Lorenzo of El Escorial a World Heritage Site. The visit include the Monastery, the Cloister of the Four Evangelists, the Palace of Philip II, Pantheons of the Royal Family, the Chapterhouses, and the Basilica.
The Valley of the Fallen is a Catholic basilica and a monumental memorial in the municipality of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid, conceived by Spanish General Francisco Franco to honor and bury those who fell during the Spanish Civil War. Located in a beautiful valley in the mountains of Guadarrama, this impressive work has a colossal cross over 492 feet (150 m) high, and the Basilica and Crypt were excavated in the hard rock under the mountain. This tour includes the entrance to the Valley and the visit inside the Basilica.
In the evening, go by your own to the Tablao Flamenco Torres Bermejas. Opened in 1960, it is one of the most important and unique in the world of flamenco shows. It is home to some of the most famous Flamenco singers and dancers. Enjoy the ambience and see a magnificent night of Flamenco songs and dances, including a drink.